41 Live TV Moments Nobody Saw Coming Until They Happened

41 Live TV Moments Nobody Saw Coming Until They Happened

Here's the thing about live TV-- It's live! While most things that reach your television have had the benefit of multiple takes and flattering edits, the live stuff comes to your screen within seconds exactly as it happens. Most news broadcasts, sports games, and episodes of Saturday Night Live go by without much of an incident… But everyone once and awhile there's an unfortunate encounter with an animal, a reporter struggling to stay upright during a massive storm, and technical glitches exposing pop stars for lip syncing (or singing along to a backing track) during live performances. 

…And when it happens, it's just out there! Broadcast either nationally or to a local market, and then it ends up on a list like this. Ultimately, not everyone may be cut out for appearing on live television, and sometimes it's just better to let someone in editing bay make you look less embarrassing. 

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